mentres

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mentre (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin dum + interim. Cognate with Spanish mientras, Italian mentre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmentɾɪs], [ˈmɛntɾɪs]

Adverb[edit]

mentres

  1. meanwhile
    Synonyms: entrementres, mentres tanto, namentres

Conjunction[edit]

mentres

  1. while, as
    Synonyms: entrementres, mentres tanto, namentres

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References[edit]

  • mentre” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • mentre” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mentres” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mentres” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • mentres” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.